Dance Night 2020 News… see the Dance Events page 

The Show Must Go On!

Watch CTV Ottawa news segments below reporting on the perseverance of graduating CHS Dance students and faculty who won’t let a global pandemic stop their passion to perform Dance Night 2020, the culmination of their four year Canterbury dance experience.   

Ongoing fundraising is required to sustain the CHS Dance standard of excellence in education and training. 

Make a donation to support the Canterbury Highschool Dance Department

COVID19 has significantly impacted the CHS Dance Department’s major fundraiser. If you are able to, please make a donation to the program and help maintain the dance education experience that Canterbury students cherish.

Donations can be made through the School Cash Online sytem.   

To make a donation to our Dance Dept go to:  Once there, you will need to register to enter the secure site.  

Follow the instructions and add your child’s name then select Confirm.

If you do not have a student at CHS, after logging in, make sure to select I don’t want to add a student  (under the Confirm button).

Then select one of 5 donation amounts.  

Thank you!!! 


Dance Parents Council Meeting                         

  • Please see parent e-mails from Miss Tee for dates and Google Meet invite links      

Pay it forward! $250 Arts Fee

Have you paid your annual $250 Arts Fee?  (Note:  this is an annual fee.  All returning students are asked to pay it each year.)  The Dance Program is solely funded through each student’s Arts Canterbury Upgrade Charge of $250.  These fees allow us to provide quality education in the arts by providing unique and rich opportunities for our young aspiring artists.  The Dance Program uses these funds to hire live accompaniment for the dancers during their classess, attend events, field trips, host workshops, costume for dance nights, as well as many othe activities for the dancers.  If you have not yet paid these fees it can be done online.

Get Connected!

  • Sign up for email communication from the Dance Parent Council. Almost all communication about the Dance Department, including school events and different fundraisers, is by email. It is critical for you to sign up for this service. It is also very easy to do. Just click here: CHS Dance Parent Council (Note: if you were on the list last year, you do not need to sign up again.)
  • Follow us on Facebook: Canterbury High School Dance Parents Community
  • Follow us on Instagram: @canterburydance
  • Follow Dance Night on Instagram: @canterburydancenight


  • ARTS FEE ARTS FEE $250 one time fee, or in installments, payable with School Cash Online or cheque(s). Tuition covers musicians, costumes, master classes by guest dancers, etc....
  • Volunteerings Volunteerings To be successful we require volunteers, foods and drinks at each events.
  • DANCE EVENTS DANCE EVENTS Canterbury Dance Students are busy. Find out about future upcoming events being organized for you CHS dancers.
  • APPLICATIONS APPLICATIONS Application starts 5 Dec 2019 and close 6 Jan 2020
  • DANCE PARENTS COMMITTEE DANCE PARENTS COMMITTEE Help us with the organization of the fund raising events. Come to the dance parents committee first Tuesday of every month in the library at 1830H (6:30 pm).